SLIDELL---Shortly after 11 p.m. on June 15, 2022, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash on Interstate 10, approximately 2 miles east of Interstate 59, in St. Tammany Parish. The crash claimed the life of 56-year-old Kenneth White of Pearlington, MS.
The initial investigation revealed the crash occurred as White was westbound on Interstate 10 in a 2004 Ford Explorer. For reasons still under investigation, the Explorer traveled off of the roadway to the right. After leaving the roadway, the Explorer began to overturn multiple times before impacting a tree. White was ejected from the Explorer.
White was unrestrained and sustained fatal injuries as a result of the crash. He was pronounced deceased on the scene. A toxicology sample was obtained for analysis. This crash remains under investigation.